Biography of Robert Arnauld de Andilly (1588-1674)

French man of letters, born in Paris in 1588 and died in 1674. It enjoyed great credit in the Court, and at the age of fifty and five years left the world to withdraw to the solitude of Port-Royal des Champs. Among the works that are cited: translations of the confessions of San Agustín; History of the Jews, Josephus; The lives of the Holy fathers in the desert and some Saints; Of the works of Santa Teresa; Memories of his life written by himself; Christian works in verse, etc.